Bank Negara says Aznan Abdul Aziz will be new assistant governor

Aznan Abdul Aziz will be BNM's new assistant governor effective July 1. Photo by Bank Negara

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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) announced today Aznan Abdul Aziz's appointment as assistant governor effective July 1, 2019.

In a statement today, BNM said Aznan, who will be responsible for payments oversight, will also be tasked to supervise the financial conglomerates, banking, insurance and takaful as well as risk specialist and technology departments.

"Prior to his appointment, Encik Aznan served in several departments in the bank including financial conglomerates supervision, governor's office, Islamic banking and takaful, financial surveillance, financial sector development, financial intelligence and bank regulation departments.

"He holds a degree in economics and accounting from the University of Bristol, United Kingdom," BNM said.